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Dr. Martha Selby, Chair 120 INNER CAMPUS DR STOP G9300 WCH 4.134 78712-1251 • 512-471-5811

Spring 2007

JPN 506 • First-Year Japanese I

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
31175 TTh
2:00 PM-3:30 PM
3:00 PM-4:00 PM
RLM 5.126
RLM 7.112
Tanaka, M.

Course Description

Not open to native speakers of Japanese. Course Objectives: 1) to acquire four skills in the Japanese language: a) listening: ability to understand simple everyday conversation b) speaking: ability to handle some survival situations through circumlocutions and repetitions c) reading: ability to read simple, short reading materials including semi-authentic materials d) writing: ability to write simple sentences learned in class using the appropriate hiragana, katakana, and kanji 2) To acquire a fundamental knowledge of Japanese grammatical structures 3) To acquire some knowledge of the Japanese culture


Yasu-Hiko Tohsaku, Yookoso! An Invitation to Contemporary Japanese. Vol. One, 2nd edition (Chapters 1-3) Workbook/Laboratory Manual for Yookoso !, An Invitation to Contemporary Japanese. Vol. One, 2nd edition


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